The Maker Movement Unmade? Part 7: Make: Community Responds
To conclude our series on the transformation of the maker movement, we’re going full circle to the place that inspired this series in the first place: Make: Community (previously known…
The Maker Movement Unmade? Part 4: Attack of the Clones
Read parts one, two and three of this series. Determining a definitive cause of the economic misfortunes of some companies in the open source hardware and maker spaces might prove…
The Maker Movement Unmade? Part 2: The Roots of the Maker Movement
With the shaky ground that Maker Media (now Make: Community) stands on, this author was prematurely ready to signal the end of the maker movement. However, we have already received…
The Maker Movement Unmade? Part 1: Maker Media
For those of us who were drawn into the world of 3D printing because of the seemingly limitless possibilities of open source hardware, there may be a sense that, in…
X-Carve Demo with Inventables
This is a brief article on my experience of demoing the X-Carve machine along with the Easel software integrated with it.
Interview with Mark Wrigley of Elektric-Works
Inspired by the Apollo moon landings, Mark Wrigley embarked on a career in physics in the early 1970s. In 2011 he set up his own company; Elektric-Works which explores the way disruptive technology and making can empower individuals and start ups.
Make All the Things Part 2: DIY Products
This is a short intro article to different resources a maker has for creating. DIY is a great thing with the amount of resources the internet provides for us. It is crucial to point others in the right direction.
Interview with Zach Kaplan of Corazon Capital, mHUB and Inventables
This is a short inteview with the Founder and CEO of Inventables, Zach Kaplan. It goes into the thoughts on digital manufacturing as well as the maker movement.
The Entrepreneurial and Maker Community
This is a short article on the maker movement, entrepreneurial activity, and the global market economy as a whole. The means of production are important for any future economy, and makers may have the tools for it.